DR of Congo Security Council welcomes peace agreement with Rwanda

The Council President, Ambassador Jeremy Greenstock of the United Kingdom, said in a press statement that the members welcomed the agreement, which was concluded in Pretoria, South Africa, and looked forward to examining it in detail.They also anticipated hearing the considered view of the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) and the UN Mission in the DRC (MONUC) in due course, he added.”There’s a lot of work there for the UN to do but a lot of discussion is needed to find out exactly what that is,” Ambassador Greenstock said, noting that the Council was likely to have a briefing on the agreement early next week.Council members also expressed their “warm appreciation” to the Government of South Africa for its role in facilitating the accord, Ambassador Greenstock said. read more

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Tesco apologises after customer receives Jimmy Saville marmalade

first_imgTesco customer Kate Shepard was taken aback this week when she discovered that a jar of marmalade she’d ordered as part of an online shop had been defaced by person or persons unknown.Ms Shepard, 38, a bar owner from Durham, tweeted a picture of the Mackays Seville Orange Marmalade, the label of which had been scrawled over with black pen to read: “Jimmy Saville.””So I had my @Tesco shopping delivered and someone has written on my marmalade,” she tweeted. “Tesco staff must have a lot of time on their hands!””I took it with a pinch of salt which is lucky, she later told reporters. “My concern would be if it landed in someone else’s bag, it could have caused great offence.”A Tesco spokesperson said: “This is clearly unacceptable and we are investigating how this could have happened. We have apologised to Ms Shepherd, and offered her a full refund and a voucher off her next shop with Tesco.” Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings.last_img read more

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